Author: Igal Avidan

Christoph Reuter travelling through Aleppo in May 2015 (photo: Christoph Reuter)

Interview with "Der Spiegel" reporter Christoph Reuter

The strategists of terror

Samir (photo: Berlinale)

Interview with filmmaker Samir

An Iraqi odyssey

Israeli filmmaker Mor Loushy (photo: DW)

Interview with Israeli filmmaker Mor Loushy

"I am ultimately fighting for a better future in my homeland"

Poster for Nadav Schirman's documentary "The Green Prince"

Documentary: "The Green Prince"

A friendship that inspires hope

A photographer takes a close up of one of the figures at the exhibition "SNIP IT! Stances on Ritual Circumcision" at the Jewish Museum in Berlin (photo: dpa/Wolfgang Kumm)

Exhibition: "SNIP IT! Stances on Ritual Circumcision"


An objective examination of a controversial issue

Judith Katzir (photo: private)

Interview with the Jewish author Judith Katzir

Friendship across the divide

Baran Kosari and Navid Mohammadzadeh in a still from the Iranian film "Asabani Nistam!" (I'm not angry!)

Interview with Iranian filmmaker Reza Dormishian

The rage of an entire generation on screen

Still from the documentary "Iranien" (photo: Berlinale)

Mehran Tamadon's documentary "Iranien"

A bold experiment

Mohammed Helmy

First Arab Honoured by Israel for Rescuing Jewish Family from the Nazis

Ahd Kamel (photo: © Ahd Kamel)

Interview with the Saudi Filmmaker Ahd Kamel

''We Live in a Modern World Governed by Ancient Rules''

A World Not Ours, by Mahdi Fleifel (copyright:

Interview with Mahdi Fleifel


''God Is Not an Estate Agent''

Scene from ''Sharqiya'' (photo: Amit Berlowitz / DETAiLFILM)

The Israeli Film ''Sharqiya''

Grappling with the Plight of Israel's Bedouins

Ilan Halevi (photo: Igal Avidan)

Interview with the Jewish Palestinian Politician Ilan Halevi

With One Foot in the UN